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8th Asia-Europe Lecture Tour: Unfinished Democracy? Gender Equality And Political Representation In A Comparative Perspective

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15 Nov 04 - 30 Nov 04 Asia-Europe Foundation Political and Economic Department Asia-Europe Lecture Tours Governance & Human Rights



Venue:
Hanoi (Vietnam)
Singapore
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
Manila (The Philippines)
Yogyakarta (Indonesia)

OVERVIEW

In this lecture tour series, speaker Ann-Cathrine Jungar addressed the lack of gender equality in the political sphere from a theoretical as well as a comparative perspective.

The tour kicked off in Singapore, where Jungar addressed a crowd of 75 and participated in a panel discussion together with Singapore Member of Parliament Irene Ng and Nominated Member of Parliament Jennifer Lee. The discussion was chaired by Assistant Professor Suzaina Kadir of the Political Science Department, National University of Singapore. The panelists also traded views with the audience, and topics discussed included policies that supported gender equality and whether or not men should be included in such policies.

SPEAKER

Assistant Professor Ann-Cathrine Jungar of the University College of Southern Stockholm, Sweden

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

UNIFEM Singapore

The Singapore Council of Women's Organisations